“If you want to be successful here, you can’t leave anything behind. You will have to bring your whole self in—your historical self, your cultural self, your language, your spirituality, your intellect, your life experiences. Everything belongs in this college classroom,” said Diane McEachern.
Traditional knowledge was gathered from over 100 contributing authors spanning 15 villages from the Yukon-Kuskokwin Delta up to the North Slope. However, the driving factors for food security were identical across the regions.
“When you just talk about statistics or outline the problem…people feel so overwhelmed and don’t know what to do,” said Ann Rausch. “But when you’re working in prevention, you’re welcoming people back to the table.”
As of Friday, backup phone lines and power systems were in use, but internet connections and other instruments at the Weather Service and FAA were not fully operational.
Nome could soon be home to an intensive treatment facility for those struggling with addiction and substance abuse.
Heroin use has been steadily increasing in the United States since 2007, and Western Alaska has been no exception.
Recordings from Judge Dooley’s courtroom highlight a series of statements a judicial oversight commission alleges violates state law and the state’s code of conduct for judges.
NMS provides the district’s food service and will now manage its custodial work. Meanwhile, 144,000 gallons of saltwater have mysteriously vanished from the Nome Pool.
Early break-up has freed the Nome harbor from ice, and preparation for the summer season is now underway. At a meeting of the Nome Port Commission…
The Nome City Council is considering a drop in property taxes, down to 11 mills, a tax break valued at more than $275,000.